Posts Tagged ‘Royal Caribbean International’

Royal Caribbean Aims to Reunite 2008 Championship Basketball Team on Harmony of the Seas

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)After learning that a team of iconic basketball greats were planning a 10-year reunion without inviting a key member of the squad, Royal Caribbean International decided that something needed to be done to mend the lifetime bonds made by winning at the ultimate level.

Royal Caribbean Wants to Give a Team of Thrill Seekers a Trip Around the World and a Shot at the Ultimate Instagram

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Royal Caribbean International is on the lookout for the “World’s Most Adventurous Squad.” The #AdventureSquad social media contest will challenge explorers and aspiring Instagram stars to act on their wanderlust and prove that their adventurousness is off the charts. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Announces 2018 European Odysseys, Featuring New Ports of Call

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Rome - Piazza San Pietro - Vatican CityRoyal Caribbean International invites travelers to come seek Europe like never before with its 2018 European deployment, headlined by the fleet’s newest ship Symphony of the Seas ̶ the world’s largest and most adventure-filled cruise ship. (more…)

Former Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies on cruise ship

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Sib Hashian, the former drummer of the rock band Boston, died while performing on a cruise ship on Wednesday night. Hashian’s, son Adam Hashian, told TMZ that the 67-year-old drummer collapsed while performing on the Legends of Rock Cruise. (

Royal Caribbean Announces 2018-2019 Caribbean, Alaska And Northeast Itineraries

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Royal Caribbean has unveiled its strongest lineup yet of North American itineraries in 2018-19, with the addition of a fourth Oasis Class ship, named Symphony of the Seas, a brand new terminal at PortMiami, and a diverse array of adventure-packed ships sailing from South Florida, Puerto Rico, Texas, the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast.

Royal Caribbean’s last ever cruise by Legend of the Seas departs Dubai

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Legend of the Seas departed Dubai on March 13th on her final cruise with Royal Caribbean International, marking the end of an illustrious cruising career. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Completes Adventure of the Seas Refurb With New Restaurant, Cabins

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Almost four months after Hurricane Matthew forced Royal Caribbean to scale back and divide up its refurbishment of Adventure of the Seas, the ship has received the last of its upgrades. Among the new additions are Chops Grille and studio cabins. (

Two Royal Caribbean ships bring 7,500 passengers to Phuket on single day

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas called at Phuket in Thailand on the same day on 7 March. (

Royal Caribbean’s Newest And World’s Largest Cruise Ship Symphony Of The Seas Headlines 2018-2019 Deployment

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Royal Caribbean today breaks ground on the dramatic new PortMiami Terminal A, which will herald the arrival of what will be the world’s largest cruise ship and the global cruise line’s newest addition, Symphony of the Seas. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Finalizes Agreement With The Bahamas To Grow Tourism To The Destination

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

The world’s largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International, has committed to a multi-year agreement with the island nation of The Bahamas that will help grow tourism to the destination, rapidly increase the cruise line’s employment of Bahamian nationals and invest in hospitality training to develop talent in the country. (more…)

Multi-million dollar partnership announced for Singapore’s fly-cruise market

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Royal Caribbean International has entered a second multi-million dollar marketing partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport Group. (

Royal Caribbean Re-Categorizing Staterooms on Most Cruise Ships

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Royal Caribbean has announced that they are re-categorizing the staterooms on most of their cruise ships that will make them more concise, easier to interpret, and, most importantly, consistent across the fleet. (

Royal Caribbean Announces Appointment Of Uk & Ireland Sales Director

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Royal Caribbean has announced that Amanda Darrington has been appointed Sales Director UK & Ireland, following Ben Bouldin’s promotion to Associate Vice President and Managing Director UK & Ireland.

UK Tour Guide Wins Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Instagram Competition

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Irish tour guide Ciara Flynn has won a three-week Royal Caribbean cruise after beating 75,000 entrants from around the U.K. and Ireland to win the line’s first “Intern-Ship” prize. (

Royal Caribbean Adding Lifeguards, Water Safety Signage to All Cruise Ships

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

This weekend, passengers onboard Oasis of the Seas will notice a few new crew members hanging out by the pools — licensed lifeguards. The lifeguards are just one piece of a new water safety program Royal Caribbean is implementing fleetwide that will also include water safety instruction and shipwide signage. (

Royal Caribbean latest cruise line to cancel Turkey ports of call

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Royal Caribbean has canceled all scheduled stops in Turkey for the 2017 season, becoming the latest cruise line to do so following Carnival Corporation’s Cunard Line and P&O Cruises December decisions to stop sailing to the Mediteranean nation. (

Ovation of the Seas Departs on Final Australian Cruise for Season

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Ovation of The Seas (Courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas will bid farewell to her Sydney home for the final time this season on Monday Feb. 20, completing her maiden season in the market. (

Safety issues keep Royal Caribbean cruise ship, thousands of passengers at port overnight

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Almost 3,000 passengers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas will wake up Monday morning in the port from which they never disembarked. (

Coast Guard Holds Majesty of the Seas in Port for Faulty Life Saving Equipment

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Majesty of the SeasRoyal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas is holding in Port Canaveral after the ship failed a surprise inspection by the Coast Guard. Among the “technical issues” the Coast Guard found fault with were concerns over some of the lifejackets onboard. (

Cesilie Carlton performs 55-ft dive on Harmony of the Seas

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Cesilie Carlton, a 35-year-old American high diver, is seen limbering up atop the 55ft high platform as the fast-moving ocean churns past below her, before leaping off and performing several somersaults into the pool underneath. (

Royal Caribbean International Opens New Sailings To Cuba

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Royal Caribbean's Empress Of The SeasGuests looking to dive deeper into the culture and nightlife of Cuba will now have the opportunity to experience the island at night on Empress of the Seas’ new sailings to Havana. (more…)

Dive into Adventure with PADI Open Water Diver Course on Royal Caribbean

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Royal Caribbean International is now the only cruise line in the world with onboard PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors®) Five Star Dive Centers, which allows guests to become certified scuba divers as part of their vacation. (more…)

Next Royal Caribbean Oasis-Class Cruise Ship To Be Named Symphony of the Seas?

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Cruisers loyal to Royal Caribbean are always on the lookout for the next ship name announcement. So when the new moniker Symphony of the Seas popped up as the name for Royal Caribbean’s next Oasis-class ship, fans broadcast the news. (

Anchored Cruise offers musical luxury on the high seas this summer

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The hottest new summer music cruise to hit Europe is to take place on a no expenses spared Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas ship. The finest talents from the house music world will line-up, and the entertainment, accommodation, food and drink on offer as the ship sails around the Med from June 11th to 18th 2017 will be truly unrivalled. (more…)

Poolside Bliss, Rain or Shine: Retractable Roof on Royal Caribbean’s High-Tech Ship Ensures Fun for Guests

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

From Asia to the Caribbean, in the summer or in the winter, guests on Royal Caribbean’s Quantum class ships can luxuriate by the pool no matter the weather. The smart ships fully retractable roof can open or close to suit all climates.

Life raft falls off cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas into Charleston Harbor

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

A life raft fell off a cruise ship into Charleston Harbor on Monday afternoon, a spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed. (

Royal Caribbean International Honors Travel Partners Of The Year For 2016

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Royal Caribbean International kicks off the New Year by honoring valued travel agents with its annual Travel Partners of the Year Awards for North America. Commending unwavering loyalty and commitment to the global cruise brand, the esteemed accolades recognized more than 10 top performers. (more…)

Is this the best job in the world? Get paid to go on holiday and Instagram all day

Monday, January 9th, 2017

All you have to do is take three Instagram pictures a day while cruising around the world and while getting paid the equivalent of a £52,000 salary. Royal Caribbean International is looking for someone to join their team who will simply document their travels on three different cruises over a three-week summer internship. (

World’s biggest cruise ship helps boost Puerto Rico tourism

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

The world’s biggest cruise ship has docked in Puerto Rico for the first time as the U.S. territory reports a boost in tourism amid an economic crisis. (

Coast Guard searching for overboard cruise passenger

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

A U.S. Coast Guard search began Thursday for a passenger who fell overboard from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship about 33 miles off Key Largo. (

Ovation of the Seas Skips Inaugural New Zealand Cruise Port of Call

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Ovation of The Seas (Courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas was forced to cancel its first ever call to New Zealand on Thursday (December 22) due to adverse weather conditions. (

STX France and two owners sign firm contracts for eight ships

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

STX France, the French cruise ship builder, and two of its customers have signed firm building contracts to cover eight ships that have been under a preliminary contract so far. (